Tag Archives: textiles

¶ Packer — Dyer’s guide (1816)

April 8, 2015

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Packer, Thomas. The dyer’s guide, being an introduction to the art of dying linen, cotton, silk, and wool, silk and muslin dresses, furniture, &c. &c. London: printed for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1816.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 574.

Digital version: Google [badly digitized].

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¶ Cahier — Suite aux Mélanges d’archéologie (1868)

August 11, 2014

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Cahier, Charles, and Arthur Martin. Suite aux Mélanges d’archéologie. 2 vols in 1. Paris: A. Morel, 1868

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 677 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 18s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores Hist. O/S 2 ZC.AA2).


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¶ Morris — Textile fabrics (1884)

May 2, 2014

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Morris, William. Textile fabrics: a lecture delivered in the lecture room of the exhibition, July 11th, 1884. London: International Health Exhibition and the Society of Arts, 1884.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 650 (part; sold to Tregaskis for £4). — Huntington Library (28912). [A second copy of the pamphlet, also with Morris’s book label, is in the Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department.]


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¶ Grosch — Old Norwegian textile patterns (1889)

April 30, 2014

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Grosch. Henrik August. Gamle norske Taepper udgivne af Kunstindustri-Museets Bestyrelse | Altnorwetische Teppich-Muster | Old Norwegian textile patterns. Berlin: Ascher, 1889.

Illustrated. In Danish, German, and English.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 570 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 12s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 347.


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¶ Falcot — Traité encyclopédique (1852)

April 18, 2014

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Falcot, P., ed. Traité encyclopédique et méthodique de la fabrication des tissus. 3 vols. 2nd ed. Elbeuf (sur Seine): privately printed, 1852.

Illustrated. Morris seems not to have had the third volume (Atlas des planches d’armures et plates).

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 296 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £3). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 199.

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¶ Dupon-Auberville — L’ornement des tissus (1877)

April 16, 2014

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Dupont-Auberville, Auguste. L’ornement des tissus: recueil historique et pratique. Paris: Ducher & Co., 1877.

100 chromolithographs.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 398 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £3 8s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 107.

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¶ Textile manufactures of India (1881)

April 9, 2014

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Illustrations of the textile manufactures of India. London: South Kensington Museum, 1881.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1157 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £5 5s.).— Henry Wellcome. — Bancroft Library, University of California at Berkeley (ff NK8876 S68 15).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 345.

Digital version: Internet Archive.


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¶ Rock — Textile fabrics (1870)

April 2, 2014

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Rock, Very Rev. Daniel. South Kensington Museum. Textile fabrics: a descriptive catalogue of the collection of church-vestments, dresses, silk stuffs, needlework and tapestries, forming that section of the Museum. London: published for the Science and Art Department of the Committee of Council on Education by Chapman and Hall, 1870.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1016 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £2). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.

Digital versions: HathiTrust.


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